Peter Hayden Dinklage (; born June 11, 1969) is an American actor and producer.
Dinklage received universal acclaim for portraying Tyrion Lannister on the HBO television series Game of Thrones, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series a record number of four times.
He also received a Golden Globe for the role in 2011.
Born in Morristown, New Jersey and raised in Brookside, Dinklage is a dwarf (achondroplasia) and stands 4 ft 5 in (1.35 m) tall.
He studied acting at Bennington College, starring in a number of amateur stage productions.
His film debut was in Living in Oblivion (1995) and his breakthrough came with the comedy-drama The Station Agent (2003).
He has since appeared in Elf (2003), Find Me Guilty (2006), Underdog (2007), Death at a Funeral (2007), Penelope (2008), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), Pixels (2015), and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), which earned him his first Screen Actors Guild Award.
In 2018, he appeared as Eitri in the Marvel Cinematic Universe film Avengers: Infinity War and Hervé Villechaize in the biopic film My Dinner with Hervé.